Grants Associate, Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on June 30, 2014

Posted on: June 19, 2014

The Grants Associate is dedicated to achieving fundraising goals for Congreso’s programmatic divisions. This position oversees the grant-writing process from the initial stages of research to proposal submission and follow-up, including writing acknowledgements and reports. A general overview of the primary responsibilities includes: prospect research, strategic planning, interviewing staff, grant research and writing, proposal editing, task assignment, task scheduling, record-keeping, data management, proposal assembly, and proposal submission.

The Grants Associate has internal contacts with administrative and programmatic staff and external contact with contract administrators and government agencies, and as such, must maintain a professional manner. This position holds access to sensitive Congreso information and is expected to maintain confidentiality of this information.

Minimum Education:
BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in Communications, English, Social Work, Public Administration, or other related field of study.

Minimum Experience:
1-2 yrs. exp. in development and/or strong interest in grant writing, grant administration, grant submission, and research in a non-profit social services setting. Familiarity with social services resources and Latino communities are also a plus. Strong research and writing skills are required.


Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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